This design (plan) of the 18 FT Narrow Beam Orca is a scaled down version of the Orca. The boat features a rough water hull configuration with a narrow beam for passage through congested waters. This boat has seen extensive use in reed choked water ways in Africa.
At 1,480 lbs. displacement with 10 gallons of fuel, at 70 HP, the boats projected speed is 30 knots.
|LOA||17' 6" / 5.33 m|
|Beam||6' 6" / 1.98 m|
|Weight||1,336 lbs / 606 kg|
Weight in table above is the weight of the uncut aluminum sheet and plate.
Max HP (remote steering): 140
Max HP, Tiller: 70
Max Weight Capacity: 1,783 LBS
Max Person Capacity: 1,443 LBS
Max Number of Persons: 10 or number of seated positions intended for use while under way